don't get wet

Paper dresses:

More. Making of.

I think the plastic Lego/Devo hair is my favorite part, though.

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15 Responses:

  1. perligata says:

    This one reminds me of these.

    I am concerned about the women dancing around a phallic structure in this one.

  2. Looks more like old-school Playmobil hair, to me.

  3. pavel_lishin says:

    It's like Klaus Nomi Drag Queen Spectacular.

  4. sparklewench says:

    and don't play with fire, either.

  5. ladykalessia says:

    They did a similar thing in paper couture earlier, in the 60's, but nothing this elaborate or pretty because it wasn't so durable. Mostly, I remember seeing a newsreel where they were showing that you could adjust your skirt length by tearing it.

    Always interesting to see what historical fashion elements show up in high-tech high-fashion. Wheel farthingales, panniers, leg-o-mutton sleeves, faux-corsetry and ruffs. Interesting.

  6. korgmeister says:

    Do you ever get the feeling sometimes that fashion designers are frustrated transhumanists or something?

    They seem so obsessed with designing clothes which are at odds with human biology.

    • mhoye says:

      Your search - "cargo-cult transhumanism" - did not match any documents.

      I will use this idea in the future, and if I do so on paper I will credit it to you.

  7. coyotedave says:

    Women in giant doilies.